Commercial/Trading Analyst

  • Job Reference: JS4620
  • Date Posted: 12 October 2020
  • Recruiter: u&i Recruitment Ltd
  • Location: Middlesex
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Buying, Merchandising, Operations, Sales
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Joanne Stratton
  • Email: joannes@uandisearch.com

Job Description

Our client is a leading UK wholesaler specializing in the supply of personal protection equipment (PPE).  As part of a global business FTSE 100 company, they offer broad market knowledge and expertise.  They have an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic and analytical Trading/Commercial Analyst to join their Head Office in Middlesex.

Trading/Commercial Analyst - The Role:

- Analysing new business opportunities and existing contracts in order to propose successful pricing and product strategies
- Negotiating with suppliers in order to reduce costs in key product areas
- Utilising your analytical skills to support product selection and rationalisation projects 
- Responding to pricing and product enquiries from the sales teams
- Ad-hoc product sourcing  across a broad range of categories
- Updating and maintaining the data sources that drive our core processes
- Independently managing a fast-moving and ever-changing priority list
- Creating reports and presenting data

Trading/Commercial Analyst - The Candidate:

- Strong analytical capability  
- Good interpersonal skills and negotiation skills
- Strong attention to detail
- Plans own workload well, setting goals, timelines and milestones as appropriate. 
- Prioritises effectively.
- Computer Literate 
- Strong Numeracy Skills
- A high level of numeracy, with some experience with data analysis 
- Proficiency with Excel (advanced formulas, pivot tables, etc.) 

Trading/Commercial Analyst - The Package:

- Competitive salary

Due to the anticipated interest in this role only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
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